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Leadership, Innovation & Volunteerism Recognized

By Lark Kennedy | March 29, 2022

More than 200 business and community members of the Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) gathered to honor individuals and businesses for their outstanding achievements at the CVBA Awards Breakfast, sponsored by M&T Bank, this morning. “We are proud to honor our business and community leaders this morning for their exceptional contributions,” said Bill Kick, chair…

Member Spotlight: Family Care Services

By Lark Kennedy | March 24, 2022

Family Care Services (FCS) is a local human services nonprofit agency founded right here in Franklin County in 1977 located at 4385 Edenville Road in Chambersburg. The mission at the beginning was to provide respite care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a family setting. Soon thereafter, clients were placed long-term using the same…

Grand Re-Opening: Spring Rise Landscapes

By Lark Kennedy | March 21, 2022

Welcome Spring Rise Landscapes to the Cumberland Valley Business Alliance! We were honored to celebrate their Grand Re-Opening and Open House with their team, friends and community members this past Friday. Spring Rise Landscapes recently joined forces with East Coast Green and offers quality landscape and hardscape design/build work. In addition, their retail center is…

Franklin County Historical Society Partners with Newspapers.com

By Lark Kennedy | March 8, 2022

The Franklin County Historical Society- Kittochtinny (FCHS-K) is excited to announce its partnership with Newspapers.com that will preserve more than 100,000 pages of local Franklin County news from the 1790s to present. Newspapers.com, based in Utah, approached FCHS-K about a year ago with the project, and FCHS-K is the first site to be selected for…

Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County Finishes 51st Home

By Lark Kennedy | March 3, 2022

Habitat For Humanity of Franklin County is excited to celebrate thecompletion and dedication of our 51st home, a rehab project, in Franklin County. Through a partnership with the Chambersburg Area Development Corporation (CADC) and hundreds ofdonors, Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County volunteers have completed its 51st home. An open house at the rehabilitated home…

Domestic and International Travel Plans for the CVBA Travel Club

By Lark Kennedy | February 25, 2022

The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) is excited to announce several new trip opportunities for local travelers in 2022 and 2023! Journey to exciting destinations from America’s canyons to the Australian outback with the CVBA Travel Club. All are welcome to travel with the club and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime while supporting CVBA…

Cumberland Valley Business Alliance Job Board

By Lark Kennedy | February 18, 2022

Local job seekers are invited to discover career opportunities and open positions on the new Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) regional job board at CVBAlliance.org/Jobs. The CVBA job board, created in partnership with the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation, allows local businesses to post their job openings for free as a member of CVBA. More than…

Types of Employee Benefits to Attract Key Talent

By Lark Kennedy | February 11, 2022

Businesses are searching for opportunities to attract and retain key talent. Student loan repayment programs offer a tremendous opportunity to help address this dilemma while building your employee benefit portfolio. Increasingly, individuals comprising today’s workforce are straddled with significant levels of student loan debt.  At the same time, these workers are often conflicted as to…

Member Spotlight: The Conococheague Institute

By Lark Kennedy | February 4, 2022

The past is brought to life at the Conococheague Institute (CI), a nonprofit organization located at Rock Hill Farm (near the village of Welsh Run), a well preserved 18th century homestead. Surrounded by open farmlands and with mountains on the horizon, it would be easy to think you have been transported to Colonial America. However,…

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week – Creating our next great workforce

By Lark Kennedy | January 21, 2022

As your partner in supporting local business, we know how difficult it is to find and keep great employees. Many of our young people lack the knowledge and skills you need, or they leave to pursue opportunities because they simply don’t know about the great local jobs available right here, right now. That’s why we…

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